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January 2, 2014

North Shore entertainment calendar

Art

CLOISTER GALLERY. “Birds of a Feather: A Passion for Color and Shape,” a mother-daughter exhibition at the Cloister Gallery by Marblehead painter Barbara Rafferty and her daughter Maura Hession of Newport, R.I. Opens Sunday, Jan. 5, with a reception from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and closes Feb. 5. The gallery is located at St. Andrews Episcopal Church, 135 Lafayette St., Marblehead. Gallery hours are Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Friday, 9 a.m. to noon; Saturday, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.; and Sunday, 8 a.m. to noon. Information, 978-741-4840 or email jbeals1@comcast.net.

PINK CHAIR PROJECT. “Remembrance — the Pink Chair Project” presentation, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2 p.m., Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St., Marblehead. Artist Lynne Schulte’s exhibit “Remembrance — the Pink Chair Project” celebrates the memory of her mother in a series of paintings in which a pink Adirondack chair is placed in locations that had special meaning for the artist or her mother. Public reception from 2 to 2:30 p.m., followed by Schulte’s illustrated presentation at 2:30 p.m. 781-631-1481, www.abbotlibrary.org.

GALLERY AT GROSVENOR PARK. “Winter Images,” a multi-artist exhibit from Swampscott Arts Association, at The Gallery at Grosvenor Park, 7 Loring Hills Ave., Salem, Jan. 4 to 29. Opening reception Sunday, Jan. 5, from 3 to 5 p.m. With diverse images representing artists and photographers from throughout the Northshore. “Best Fine Art” and “Best Photograph” judged by artist and teacher Robert Farris of Woodend Studio in Lynn; reception attendees will vote for “Best in Show.” Gallery hours 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends. Information, 978-741-5700.

Books

“LIFE CODE.” Daytime Book Discussion Group, Thursday, Jan. 2, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Beverly Public Library, 32 Essex St. Group will discuss “Life Code” by Phil McGraw. New members welcome. Discussion titles available at checkout desk; alternate formats may also be available. 978-921-6062, bev@noblenet.org.

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